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  • The father appealed against an order which prevented him from bringing further applications for contact or residence for three years. The judge had found that the children would suffer emotional harm if required to have direct contact with the father, who had completely lost sight of their welfare. Longmore, Peter Jackson and Coulson LJJ dismissed the appeal. Judgment, 09/04/2019, free
  • The father of a twenty-one-year-old woman, who had served time in prison for his behaviour towards the mother, sought to vary a non-molestation order that prevented him contacting the daughter. The daughter was opposed to any contact, other than through her solicitors. Williams J saw no merit at all in the application. Judgment, 09/04/2019, free
  • In a tweet: Non-mol order can be made to supplement an injunction made under inherent jurisdiction Judgment, 19/01/2018, free
  • Husband's application to appeal a non-molestation order against him and an occupation order in respect of the parties' matrimonial home. Application dismissed. Judgment, 05/12/2016, free
  • Order forbidding the mother from removing the child, who was the subject of child arrangement proceedings, from the jurisdiction. Mr Justice Mostyn was especially critical of an ex-parte non-molestation order made by a DJ in clear violation of the President's Practice Guidance of 13 October 2014: "Family Court - Duration of Ex Parte (Without Notice) Orders." Judgment, 13/09/2016, free

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